Faculty

Bone Biology and Craniofacial Development Cluster Faculty

Faculty members - if you would like to be added to this cluster, to revise your listing or to be removed from the cluster, please contact Jane Franklin at fran0324@umn.edu.

    Bone Biology and Craniofacial Development Cluster Faculty
  • Mansur Ahmad

    ahmad005@umn.edu

    Mansur Ahmad
    Tissue engineering; mineralization of hard tissues; angiogenesis; radiation biology; temporomandibular joint imaging

    Gary Anderson

    ander018@umn.edu

    Gary Anderson
    Temporomandibular disorders, orofacial pain, occlusion; cleft and craniofacial anomalies; evidence-based dentistry

    beira001@umn.edu

    Soraya Beiraghi
    Professor and Director
    Division of Pediatric Dentistry
    Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences

    Heather J Conrad

    conr0094@umn.edu

    Heather Conrad
    Implant screw mechanics; sinus grafting for implants; implant impression techniques; all ceramic crown materials and properties; virtual-reality based technologies

    Nanci De Felippe

    defe0008@umn.edu

    Nancy De Felippe
    Craniofacial orthodontics; nasoalveolar modling and orthodontic treatment of patients with cleft lip and/or palate; orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning; rapid maxillary expansion; qualitative research methods applied to orthodontics; public health concerns in orthodontics

    Raj Gopalakrishnan

    gopal007@umn.edu

    Raj Gopalakrishnan
    Transcriptional regulation of osteoblast differentiation and mineralization; effects of parathyroid hormone on osteoblasts; regulation of BMP signaling in bone formation; regulation of BMP signaling in craniofacial development

    Thorsten Gruenheid

    tgruenhe@umn.edu

    Thorsten Grünheid
    New technologies in orthodontics; structure-function relationship of muscular systems in the craniofacial area; adaptation of the masticatory system to varying functional demands; cellular responses to mechanical stimulation during orthodontic tooth movement

    Pamela Hughes

    hugh0130@umn.edu

    Pamela Hughes
    Sjogren's Syndrome; bisphosphonate-related osteoncecrosis; clinical outpatient oral and maxillofacial surgery; temporomandibular joint disorders

    islam008@umn.edu

    Mohammed Islam
    Assistant Professor
    Division of Oral Medicine and Diagnosis
    Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences

    jens0709@umn.edu

    Eric Jensen
    Research Assistant Professor
    Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences
     

    Brent Larson

    larso121@umn.edu

    Brent Larson
    Associate Professor
    Division of Orthodontics
    Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences
     

    kmansky@umn.edu

    Kim Mansky
    Bone biology and bone cancer; osteoimmunology; bone metabolic disorders associated with HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy

    Michael Rohrer

    rohre008@umn.edu

    Michael Rohrer
    Bone/dental implant integration;evaluation of bone grafting materials;evaluation of bone growth enhancing strategies;oral mucosal diseases; precancerous mucosal conditions

    Wook-Jin Seong

    seong001@umn.edu

    Wook-Jin Seong
    Mechanical properties of jaw bone using various techniques including nano-indentation; fiber reinforced bone cement development; quantification of bone density using various diagnostic tools; implant stability measurement tests and bone/implant interface analyses; animal study and clinical trials on dental implants and bone replacement materials; device fabrication using MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems);computer simulation of immediate implant loading and distraction osteogenesis; dental materials/ Prosthodontics study

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